Susan McGeehan is a multi-faceted healthcare leader with extensive experience in dual eligible programs, long-term services and supports (LTSS), Medicaid managed care, area agencies on aging, dementia care models and care coordination.
Her experience and skills have supported organizations in meaningful policy application, clinical model development, operational excellence, and transformation. She has supported organizations through turbulent Medicaid policy changes, health plan service area expansion and product launch. Throughout her career, Susan has been successful at compelling organizations to focus on the unique needs of individuals served in Medicaid programs and has a long history of advocating for health equity.
Prior to joining HMA, Susan served as the state public programs senior manager with HealthPartners in Minnesota where she oversaw products and programs for all of Minnesota’s Medicaid programs serving the state as well as MinnesotaCare, the state’s Medicaid expansion program. In this position, Susan demonstrated her innovation by bringing unique Medicare Supplemental Benefits to market for the first time nationally in programs serving individuals with dual eligibility. She has been recognized as a visionary leader in the aging network resulting in ongoing requests for her participation in a variety of Minnesota implementation and advisory workgroups.
Susan’s work experience also includes a long tenure with Medica Health Plan serving in increasingly senior roles and overseeing federal and state agency policy, advocating for improved policy with legislative partners, leading healthcare transitions and serving as a resource and partner for the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
In addition to expertise in Medicaid managed care, Susan started her career working in an area agency on aging and currently serves on the Minnesota Board on Aging. She is passionate about improving systems and services through public and private partnerships and has demonstrated success partnering healthcare with community-based organizations to innovate and better meet program participants’ needs.
Susan earned a Master of Gerontological Study from Miami University and a Bachelor of Social Work from Xavier University. Additionally, she completed the Miami University Summer Business Institute program and is a licensed social worker.
When not working, Susan can be found gardening or exploring nature in Minnesota with her kids and dog – or surviving Minnesota winters by a fireplace enjoying music.